South Anchorage High School

  • South Anchorage High School serves 1,444 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • South Anchorage High School operates within the Anchorage School District.
  • Anchorage School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1444 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,444 students
South Anchorage High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % South Anchorage High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
South Anchorage High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade South Anchorage High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 18:1
South Anchorage High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
6%
24%
South Anchorage High School American Indian Students (2005-2015)
Asian
8%
6%
South Anchorage High School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
9%
7%
South Anchorage High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
1%
3%
South Anchorage High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
66%
48%
South Anchorage High School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
South Anchorage High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
10%
9%
South Anchorage High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.36
South Anchorage High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
38%
South Anchorage High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
South Anchorage High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,786 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,123 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,089 399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 78% 76%
Anchorage School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue $770 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $787 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,786 $26,078
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,123 $26,105
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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